Prof. Bharat Bhushan is Howard D Winbigler Professor, Ohio Eminent Scholar and Director of Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio- & Nanotechnology and Biomimetics in Department of Mechanical Engineering at Ohio State University of Columbus, USA. He received his Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from University of Colorado (1976). He worked as Program Manager in R&D Division of Mechanical Technology Inc, Latham, NY. He also worked as Development Engineer/Manager of General Products Division Lab at IBM Corporation, Tucson. Prof. Bhushan's Research interests include fundamental studies in the interdisciplinary areas of bio/nanotribology/nanomechanics and nanomaterials characterization in bio/nanotechnology and biomimetics with a focus on scanning probe techniques.